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“Amazing” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hippocampus Sea Services

Hippocampus Sea Services
Ranked #1 of 29 Tours in San Vito lo Capo
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Owner description: We are happy to welcome you to one of the most beautiful seaside resorts in Italy. This area offers the authentic colours and fragrances of the Mediterranean and we hope you will choose to enjoy and admire some of the most beautiful spots along the coast on our boat.Our excursions go to the splendid bays of the Zingaro Reserve and the “ faraglioni” of Scopello, or the Monte Cofano Reserve and the splendid coves in the Golfo di Macari.The boat can carry up Benvenuti a San Vito Lo Capo da Hippocampus Sea Services.to 12 passengers and during the excursions at least two stops of about 45 minutes are made so you can enjoy a swim in the marvellous crystal-clear waters or just relax and try some of the delicious local products
The Hague, The Netherlands
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013

This tour was simply amazing. Susan was just wonderful. The sites you will visit are amazing, plenty of time to swim, nice snacks.... We just loved it. Favorite part of our stay.

Visited August 2013
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Hertford, England, United Kingdom
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“The best part of the holiday”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013

I was a bit sceptical at first, but that feeling soon dissolved away the minute my family stepped on board. Susan was a fantastic host, lots of fun, and very English! Smoothest boat ride, no hassle, the views were spectacular, and the snacks were very tasty. Amazing atmosphere on such a small boat.
Hope to see you both soon,
lots of love Tom and Carole x

Visited June 2013
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Bucharest, Romania
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“Brilliant trip with fantastic hosts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013

Before going to San Vito lo Capo for our our 7 days stay to Piccolo Mondo we read in Tripadvisor about them and right from the first day I asked the owner, the kind mister Vito, to make a reservation for us. He called Mauro and set to go after 3 days when the weather was the best.
We spent a wonderful morning with Susan and Mauro, visiting the Riserva dello Zingaro.
The views were magnificent and it was a very relaxing trip with plenty of time to swim.
The boat is clean and perfectly maintained, the toilet immaculate.
Mauro and Susan are the best! They are fantastic hosts, they made us feel like valued guests.
They offer incredible local food on the boat for free, appetizers, different sweets, pastry, coffee and chilled bottles of Sicilian wine.
Susan gave us plenty of information with true passion.
Would definitely do it again !

Visited June 2013
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L.A. California
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“A Perfect Day With Perfect Hosts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2013

If you want to avoid a dusty trek to the exquisite beaches in the Zingarro National Reserve, just head straight to the Port in San Vito Lo Capo and be greeted with warmth and enthusiasm by Susan and Mauro of the Hippocampus and be prepared for the best boat ride of your life. We had a most picture perfect day in June, and though the waters hadn't quite warmed up yet, the brave ones dove overboard in some of the most crystalline blue waters I have ever seen.
Give me a boat, a warm day, picturesque coves and I think I have died and gone to heaven...oh, did I mention the fabulous espresso and Sicillian cookies. Bravo Susan and Mauro...you are the best.

Visited June 2013
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Brackley, United Kingdom
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“Wonderful people and great trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013

Unfortunately the day we chose to do our boat trip was the only cloudy day! However, it was still a great trip even though we didn't do any swimming.

The hosts are brilliant and fascinating people and they know so much about the area. We very much enjoyed chatting about all sorts of things, including their lives which have been very varied and interesting!

The food and drinks provided on board were very good and we had a really fab time. I'm so glad we chose Hippocampus and would highly recommend going with them if you fancy a boat trip whilst in San Vito.

Visited June 2013
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